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CTIFOTI – Suicidal crickets, zombie roaches and other parasite tales

Watch this awesome talk from science writer Ed Yong on TED about the ways in which parasites manipulate their hosts. He brings up the very scary and very cool question: what parasites might be controlling us? (Clicking on the image will … Continue reading

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CTIFOTI – the Soviet Union’s Winnie the Pooh

Care of wimp.com, please enjoy: This is quite possibly the most existential, slightly depressing while still funny, and frankly, amazing cartoon I have ever watched.

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CTIFOTI – Infographics!

Check out this NY Times infographic charting racial patterns in the US.  Search for your zip code and zoom out a little for a view of your city, to see how stark neighborhoods are divided or integrated.  Manhattan and Chicago are especially … Continue reading

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CTIFOTI! Movie edition!

Check out this clever chart that depicts movies in chart format.  Genius!

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CTIFOTI – 50 cent origami microscope, aka science is cool!

Click on the picture to watch a cool TED talk (via Wimp) from Manu Prakash from Stanford University about the 50 cent paper microscope his lab has developed for diagnostics in under-served countries.  Uh-mazing.  

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CTIFOTI – prime numbers!

Wow, it’s been so long since we’ve had a For your math loving pleasure, we proudly present today’s find: Can’t. Stop. Watching.

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CTIFOTI – Products for Women

It’s time for another  Okay, this isn’t exactly cool as in interesting and valuable.  It’s more like cool as in funny and also annoying. And also sort of insulting. Today’s CTIFOTI is all about Products for Women! I’m sure most … Continue reading

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